Employable Me wins Rockie Award at 2018 Banff World Media Festival

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is thrilled to announce that season one of its series Employable Me has won a Rockie Award at the Banff World Media Festival.

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is thrilled to announce that season one of its series Employable Me, produced by Thomas Howe Associates Inc. (THA), has won a Rockie Award at the Banff World Media Festival. Employable Me received the Lifestyle Program Award in the Arts and Entertainment category at last night’s ceremony.

 

Employable Me is a moving documentary series featuring job seekers who are determined to prove that having a physical disability or neurological condition shouldn’t make them unemployable. The series provides an honest and emotional look at the challenges that individuals of varying abilities face in the job market. All episodes of Employable Me feature Integrated Described Video, where description is incorporated during the production phase, along with closed captioning making the series fully accessible.

 

“On behalf of all of us at AMI, congratulations to the folks at Thomas Howe Associates on this award and for producing such a compelling series,” explains John Melville, AMI Vice-President of Programming and Production. “We knew Employable Me would resonate with the public on so many levels. Whether you’re a job seeker, the parent of a child with a disability, or a potential employer, this is a series focused on perseverance, acceptance and inclusion. Season two is in production right now and we can’t wait to share it with our audience.”

 

Full episodes of season one are available to stream online at AMI.ca or on the AMI app, available through the Apple app store.

 

Employable Me is produced by THA in partnership with AMI and TVO in association with The Rogers Cable Media Fund and the Canadian Media Fund. The format is licensed by All3Media International.

 

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